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JOHNSON — Rose M. Johnson, 90, of Rome, on March 4, 2013. Services 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial Rome Cemetery. Calling hours 4-7 p.m. today at Nicholas J. Bus... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Lois J. Schallenberg

Lois Jean Schallenberg, 78, of Lake View Drive, Westernville died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. She was born July 23, 1934 in Centerville... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Births

BOMBARD — To Michael Bombard and Kali Menikheim, of Canastota, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Oneida Healthcare Center, a son, Aiden Michael. MASCA — To Robert Masca and Andrea Lin... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

County Airport weather report for Wednesday

Temperatures: 24 to 41 Normal Range: 23 to 40 Records: -8(1916), 55(1983) Rainfall: 0" Monthly rainfall: 0.02" Rainfall for year: 1.8" Snowfall: Trace Mon... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

‘Great Day for Irish’
opens Sunday in Beeches

"Great Day for the Irish," a two-act musical revue about all things Irish, will kick off the 2013 dinner theater season at The Beeches Restaurant. Opening on Sunday and running throug... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Area happenings

REMINDERS: Tonight, Friday, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. "All My Sons," Players of Utica, 1108 State St., Utica. $14, $12 for seniors, veterans and military and $5 for students with ID at www.... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

‘Bedroom Farce’ opens tonight in Rome Community Theater

Rome Community Theater presents British playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s "Bedroom Farce" tonight through March 17. The show runs March 7, 8, 9 - 7:30 p.m.; March 10 - 2:30 p.m., March 15... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Cooperstown votes to drop Redskins as school nickname

COOPERSTOWN (AP) - Athletes in James Fenimore Cooper’s hometown will no longer take the field as the Redskins. The school board in the upstate New York village of Cooperstown voted 6-to-1... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Ball in the House concert honors former superintendent

MARCY — The Richard C. Robinson concert series will feature the a cappella group, Ball in the House, at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 27 at Whitesboro High School, 6000 State Route 291. Admissio... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Poem, Song, Picture
Chorale show offered twice

The Oneida Area Civic Chorale presents "The Poem, The Song, The Picture," musical selections with lyrics by well-known poets, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, 10... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Oak Ridge Boys tonight

VERONA — The Oak Ridge Boys perform at 8 tonight on their 40th Anniversary Tour in the Turning Stone Resort & Casino showroom. The show will feature classic Gospel, Country and Patriotic musi... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Bandele presents Wells

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Community College will host a free, public multi-media event with Safiya Bandele presenting Ida B. Wells: Warrior for Justice Tuesday from 12:30-1:20 p.m. in Alumni... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

‘Game Show’ auditions slated

TOWN OF LEE — Rome Community Theater gets turned into a fictional television studio in its next production, "Game Show" by Jeffrey Finn and Bob Walton. RCT is holding auditions ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Brainstom! concert Sunday at Hamilton

CLINTON — The annual Brainstom! concert, conducted by Heather Buchman is Sunday, at 3 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts on the Hamilton College campus. ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Lottery

ALBANY (AP) — Here are the winning numbers drawn Wednesday Evening: Daily: 8, 0, 6, Lucky Sum: 14. WinFour: 1, 6, 4, 6, Lucky Sum: 17. Lotto: 02, 13, 22, 30, 47, 56, Bonus: 31. He... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Snow, then clouds; highs in upper 30s

Tonight — Snow. Total snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Lows in the lower 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Friday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Animated ‘Hansel & Gretel’ film in Capitol Saturday

The Rome Capitol Theatre, 220 W. Dominick St., screens the 1954 feature film, "Hansel and Gretel" on Saturday at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for Capitol Friends, an... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Where’s my refund? video on YouTube

With the April 15 tax filing deadline approaching, the Internal Revenue Service created a new YouTube video to provide taxpayers more details and tips to check on their tax refund. The new vide... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

IRS tax tip: Reminders
about tip income

If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income: Tips are taxable. Individuals must pay federal income tax on any tips they receive. The value of... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Grease opens March 15

MORRISVILLE — The musical, Grease, in the John W. Stewart Center for Student Activities (STUAC) on the Morrisville State College campus will be March 15-17, and 21-23 at 8 p.m. A matinee perf... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

MMA scores in bid to enter state

The state Senate has voted in favor of allowing professional mixed-martial arts competitions, and the resulting revenue, in New York. Both of Oneida County’s senators supported the measure. ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Oscar overlooks icon

There was at least one glaring omission at the Oscar TV show over a week ago. The annual production had its usual share of memorable musical performances, movie clips, fashion faux pas, gushing... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Neil Young Night Saturday

TOWN OF MANLIUS — Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. is Neil Young Night at Kellish Hill Music Farm, 3192 Pompey Center Road. Admission is $10. Local musicians will gather for an evening of Neil Youn... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Broadway Theatre League presents ‘Elvis Lives’ Tuesday

Elvis Lives will be presented by the Broadway Theatre League of Utica in the Stanley Theatre, 261 Genesee St., Utica, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. For tickets contact Broadway Theatre League of Utica ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Woman stole identity to open NatGrid account, officers say

A Rome woman is accused of using another person’s social security number to open a National Grid account. Sheriff’s deputies said Ann L. Brown, 52, was taken into custody Tuesday fo... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Man airlifted after snowmobile crash

MONTAGUE — An Oswego County man was air-lifted to the hospital after he was thrown off his snowmobile in Lewis County Tuesday evening. Sheriff’s deputies said Gary E. Jones, 58, of ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Man accused of possessing pot at Econo Lodge

A 35-year-old man charged with marijuana possession at the Econo Lodge on Friday is also accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend over the telephone. Police said Brian D. White, of 4513 Cornell S... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Police seek help finding missing man

VERONA — A 23-year-old man has gone missing from his home on Senn Road and the Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to find him. Authorities said Jonathon Hopkins was last seen ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Man in Floyd Ave. fire to face prison

When a methamphetamine lab caught fire in an attic on Floyd Avenue last summer, a young mother and her 14-month-old baby were hospitalized for burns they suffered in the blaze. And the man resp... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Mutual aid log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 6:30 a.m. Remsen, Herkimer County, mutual aid. 7:22 a.m. Camden, Route 13, accident/injury. 7:30 a.m. Maynard, Route 291, Marcy, evaluation. ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Sheriff’s log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 7:09 a.m. Hillside Road, Western, attempt to locate. 7:13 a.m. Route 49, Marcy, accident. 7:17 a.m. Route 13, Camden, accident/injury. 7:23... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

State police log

Wednesday 2:54 a.m. Woodhull Road, Forestport, suspicious activity. 4:06 a.m. River Road, Marcy, alarm. 7:28 a.m. Route 291, Marcy, accident. 7:51 a.m. E. Ava Road, Ava, suspicious ... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Police log

To report an emergency: 911 Website: www.romepd.com Wednesday 10:12 a.m. Erie Blvd. West, alarm. 10:49 a.m. W. Dominick St., domestic. 11:21 a.m. Maple St., suspicious activity.... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Fire log

To report an emergency: 911 Wednesday 7:51 a.m. 1911 N. Madison St., odor of gas. 8:43 a.m. 913 N. George St., first aid. 11:17 a.m. 111 E. Chestnut St., first aid. 1:09 p.m. 20... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Local contractors worry about sequestration

The Rome-area fallout from federal sequestration cuts is raising uncertainties and concerns for private contractors in the defense industry at Griffiss Park. With details still being sorted, am... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Dancers perform two nights

CLINTON — The Hamilton College Department of Dance and Movement Studies presents its annual Spring Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Musi... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Family Fun Day fundraiser for ski patrol Saturday

WESTERNVILLE — The 22nd annual Family Fun Day, with a noon Chicken Barbecue, hosted by Woods Valley volunteer ski patrol will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Woods Valley Ski Area, Dopp Hill Road... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Free concert
in Syracuse Friday

SYRACUSE — The Laurentian Singers of St. Lawrence University, Canton, will present a free concert at Most Holy Rosary Parish (corner of Bellevue and Roberts Avenues), Friday at 8 p.m. to kick... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

‘Fame Jr’ takes stage at Strough

Strough Middle School is showcasing the musical and theatrical talents of its students with a production of the musical "Fame Jr." The show is based on the 1980’s television sho... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Frosty experiment at Denti

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Published: 3/7/2013

Audit: Common Council should monitor projects

The state Comptroller’s Office has reviewed Rome’s capital projects and concluded that the Common Council should monitor each project with help from reports from the Treasurer’s O... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Cats available
for adoption

Some of the adoptable cats from the R-CATS program will be at King Pin Lanes from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday to celebrate "St. Catrick’s Day" — which is, of course, the feline... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Government cuts drop area job count

The local job count dropped by 1,200 from January 2012 to January 2013, in statistics released by the state Labor Department today. The non-agricultural job count in the Utica-Rome metro area d... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Auto sales OK’d but body, collision work tabled

A proposed used car dealership and collision repair center is in limbo after the Zoning Board of Appeals approved half of the two-part request and tabled the other Wednesday. Dominick St. Prope... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

College Notebook

RFA grad Foley earns national recognition BUFFALO — Rome Free Academy graduate Sarah Foley earned three top awards while competing in the NJCAA Bowling National Championships at Erie Comm... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Hop over to Fort Stanwix for frog fun

Although robins seem to get all the attention, there are many harbingers of spring. For some people, it isn’t spring until the arrival of flocks of American robins in their backyard while... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Free B Sharp concert Sunday

The B Sharp Musical Club presents a free concert at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Auditorium on Sunday at 3 p.m. It has performances by Arthur Durando, Irina Popov, Jane Metzger, P... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Tabloid Tales of the Past

March 7, 2003 Rome Community Theater is now accepting entries for its One Act Play Competition. The theater invites playwrights to submit their unpublished, original works by June 1 for conside... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Bowl for Kids’ Sake aids ‘Bigs’

The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, to benefit the local Big Brothers Big Sisters program, will be held Sunday. The event will be held at King Pin Lanes in Rome at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and at A... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013

Sports Calendar

Friday’s Schedule... Professional Hockey — AHL: Syracuse at St. John’s, 6. College Hockey — ECAC first-round playoffs: Colgate at St. Lawrence, 7. The sc... [more...]

Published: 3/7/2013
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